ERIC Number: ED428969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Fun with Physics: Real-Life Problem Solving for Grades 4-8.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
The goal of this guide is to provide resources for teachers and trainers to use in helping students improve their scientific thinking and problem solving skills in real-life situations. Each activity is characterized by inquiry-based learning, process skill development, and gender equity considerations. Topics for activities include problem solving through design, simple machines, electricity, heat, and liquids. Appendices contain references, resources, basic scientific principles, selected science proficiency outcomes, and a matrix of learning activities and process skills. (DDR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Physics, Problem Solving, Relevance (Education), Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Process Skills, Scientific Literacy, Teaching Guides
Center on Education and Training for Employment, Publications, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090; Tel: 800-848-4815 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: Printed in colored ink on colored paper.